People often ask Can we change our mindset? Our beliefs about ourselves and what we can achieve originate from our childhood. Discover how you can change your mindset.
So many clients who have feelings, habits, behaviours that they cannot control. They have troubled relationships and cannot attract someone that they can love and who loves them in return. What they don’t understand is that a lot of our current pain comes from the way we were brought up. This article explains why you need to shed your past
When depression sets in it has the ability to take over and affect just about every aspect of our lives; Our relationships, sleep, productivity at work, libido, social life and diet. It can seem that nothing is working in our lives and we have overwhelming feelings of hopelessness. This negative cycle of hopelessness and despair is like being on a runaway train. You can, however, pull the emergency chain to halt the train of depression and take specific steps to feel better.
This article seeks to explain ways to identify and reclaim your denied self which is the third component of the Missing Self. Because our denied self (split off parts of ourselves) are deeply embedded in our unconscious we will need to seek the co-operation of people that are known to us to help us bring them to our consciousness. We cannot reclaim those split off parts until we allow ourselves to at first acknowledge them.
We all have parts of ourself that we don’t want to acknowledge or for others to see. Facing our missing parts is hard but here are a few steps that you can take to identify and reclaim your missing self.
The primary function of our caretakers (parents) is to nurture us through the various developmental stages and to meet our basic human needs. Another concurrent job our caretakers have is to socialize us so that we will be accepted into the world, including family, community and beyond which include schools, religious communities and peer groups. When we are not adequately socialized and receive repressive messages from the environment we give up parts of ourselves in order to survive . To live a life of joyful aliveness it is essential to embrace your shadow to reclaim lost parts